Berkshire County Freelance Reporter
New England Public Radio (WFCR and WNNZ) seeks freelance reporters interested in covering Berkshire County. Ideal candidates have at least 2 years of broadcast journalism experience, familiarity with the public radio system, and access to a car. New England Public Radio pays freelancers a competitive hourly or per-piece rate. Send resumes and links to clips to News Director Sam Hudzik, firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the national public broadcasting system, New England Public Radio brings its 166,900 weekly listeners acclaimed news and entertainment programs like All Things Considered and Morning Edition, A Prairie Home Companion and Car Talk. Our locally produced programs feature classical, jazz, and world music, and our own award-winning regional news.
Our mission is to provide the area with diverse news, information, music and cultural programs of the highest quality. New England Public Radio is committed to programs that entertain, educate, and inform in a lively, provocative, varied, and sensitive way. We help listeners explore and enjoy the world around them and enhance the quality of their lives.
Opportunities are available in News, Production, Marketing and AudioFiles. These opportunities are designed with two purposes in mind: to provide experience in the area of interest and to help NEPR meet its operational needs. New England Public Radio will conduct an initial screening of applicants and contact finalists for in-person interviews.
New England Public Radio offers 15 paid internships per year at the Five Colleges Studios at UMass Amherst for students from UMass Amherst and Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges. Unpaid internships are available during the summer for students who don’t attend one of these schools.
In addition, New England Public Radio offers unpaid news internships for students from Springfield area colleges at our Springfield Studio located at 44 Hampden Street in Springfield, MA.